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L A CAR

Los Angeles Car. Patterned after the highly successful Blue Line Car, the L A Car will be a generic light rail vehicle that will allow for upgrades in technology and automation.

LA LIGHT RAIL VEHICLE CAR

Los Angeles Light Rail Vehicle Car. The LA Light Rail Vehicle Car is a generic vehicle designed for the LACMTA for use on light rail lines.

LABOR GROUP

Group to which the job classification belongs (i.e., Non-Contract, UTU, ATU, TCU, TPOA, or Teamsters).

LABOR TURNOVER

The movement of workers into and out of employment in a company or industry through hiring, layoff, recall, resignations, and so on. The rate of labor turnover is usually expressed as the number of accessions and separations during a given…

LABOR-HOUR CONTRACT

A contract that is a variant of the time-and-materials type contract differing only in that materials are not supplied by the contractor.

LACBD

Los Angeles Central Business District. The downtown area of Los Angeles. Also see Central Business District (CBD).